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AD Guided Tours: Royal Naval College

audio described guided tour of royal naval college

Audio-described guided tours for blind and partially-sighted visitors

Audio-described guided tour of the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich will take place on 20th January 2018.

A unique opportunity to gain access to the painted ceiling at close quarters while it is being restored.

Audio-Described Painted Hall Ceiling Tour

Ascend 60 feet and uncover the secrets of Britain’s largest painted ceiling.

Painted between 1707 and 1726, the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College hides many surprises. Currently undergoing a major conservation project, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the drama of this vast baroque masterpiece up close.

Take an hour long ceiling tour via a special observation deck and discover the painting’s mysteries as they are revealed for the first time in half a century.

This audio-description tour is suitable for blind and partially-sighted visitors. The tour is delivered by an expert tour guide and includes a series of tactile objects.

Venue: The Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, SE10 9NN
Date: 20 Jan 2018, Time: 11:30 am –  12:30pm
Cost: £5, plus one accompanying person for free.
Contact: call  Matilde  020 8269 4770 or email  mmartinetti@ornc.org
To book by phone call 020 8269 4770

For a map and information on how to get to the site: https://www.ornc.org/visit

Access Requirements

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome: do let the organisers know when booking a tour if you will be accompanied by one of these.

Please note that the observation deck is reached by climbing a metal staircase of approximately 70 steps. Lift access is available but must be pre-booked.

The venue can also offer individuals and groups audio-described tours of the Painted Hall at other times by request. To book one of these sessions call 020 8269 4770 or email Matilde on mmartinetti@ornc.org

Please meet at the welcome desk in the Painted Hall at 11.15am. The closest station is Cutty Sark DLR. If you would like to be met at the station please contact Matilde Martinetti, mmartinetti@ornc.org, 020 8269 4770.

 

Audio-Described Tour Royal Naval College

audio described guided tour of royal naval college
Venue:
The Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, SE10 9NN
Time:
11.30 am - 12.30 pm
Phone:
020 8269 4770
Date:
04th October 2017
Cost:
£5


Audio-described guided tours for blind and partially-sighted visitors

Audio-described guided tours of the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich will take place on 4th November 2017 and 20th January 2018.

A unique opportunity to gain access to the painted ceiling at close quarters while it is being restored.

Audio-Described Painted Hall Ceiling Tour

Ascend 60 feet and uncover the secrets of Britain’s largest painted ceiling.

Painted between 1707 and 1726, the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College hides many surprises. Currently undergoing a major conservation project, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the drama of this vast baroque masterpiece up close.

Take an hour long ceiling tour via a special observation deck and discover the painting’s mysteries as they are revealed for the first time in half a century.

This audio-description tour is suitable for blind and partially-sighted visitors. The tour is delivered by an expert tour guide and includes a series of tactile objects.

Venue: The Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, SE10 9NN
Dates: 4 Nov 2017 , 20 Jan 2018, Time: 11:30 am –   12:30pm
Cost: £5, plus one accompanying person for free.
Contact: call  Matilde  020 8269 4770 or email  mmartinetti@ornc.org

To book online:
https://ornc.digitickets.co.uk/event/2466316?catID=10528

To book by phone call 020 8269 4770

For a map and information on how to get to the site: https://www.ornc.org/visit

Access Requirements

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome: do let the organisers know when booking a tour if you will be accompanied by one of these.

Please note that the observation deck is reached by climbing a metal staircase of approximately 70 steps. Lift access is available but must be pre-booked.

The venue can also offer individuals and groups audio-described tours of the Painted Hall at other times by request. To book one of these sessions call 020 8269 4770 or email Matilde on mmartinetti@ornc.org

Please meet at the welcome desk in the Painted Hall at 11.15am. The closest station is Cutty Sark DLR. If you would like to be met at the station please contact Matilde Martinetti, mmartinetti@ornc.org, 020 8269 4770.

 

Swimming for Vision Impaired people – Greenwich – 22 Aug!

Swimming for Vision Impaired people is coming to Greenwich-with SELVis
Venue:
Charlton Lido, Hornfair Park, Shooters Hill Road, London,  SE18 4LX
Time:
11.45 am - 1.00 pm
Phone:
020 3815 3660
Date:
22nd August 2017
Cost:
FREE


South East London Vision (SELVis), in partnership with Metro Blind Sport, GLL and Greenwich Association of Disabled People – ‘Into Sport Project’ are offering 5 coached swimming sessions at the Charlton Lido, open to anyone living with sight loss in South East London.

Date:  Tuesday 22 August  2017
please note: These dates may be subject to change. Please ring contact to confirm!
Time: 11.45am – 1.00pm
Where: Charlton Lido, Hornfair Park, Shooters Hill Road, London,  SE18 4LX
Contact: Hassan Khan on Tel: 020 3815 3660 Mob: 078 1180 8145
Email: Hassan.khan@pocklington-trust.org.uk

Parking is available at the London Marathon Playing Fields across the road from the park.
Address 304 Shooters Hill Road.

Nearest train station: Blackheath

Buses: 89 and 178 nearest bus stop Charlton Park Lane
A meeting point at a nearby transport link or at Blackheath Station will be available to those who have contacted us in advance.

After successfully delivering 24 sessions of swimming to our blind and partially sighted members, here is a  unique opportunity for you to receive 5 FREE coached swimming sessions in an outside swimming pool, coached by a level 2 coach; who has previous experience of working with blind and partially sighted people. Whether you are a novice or even an expert this is the perfect opportunity to learn something new and have fun in the warm British sunshine.

Please note:•Due to the popularity of this event, it will be on a first come first serve basis

•When registering please tell us whether you are a beginner or an advanced swimmer. If you should require advice or help with purchasing swim wear, please do not hesitate in contacting us.

For Further information or to register your interest, please contact Hassan Khan on Tel: 020 3815 3660 Mob: 078 1180 8145

 

Swimming for Vision Impaired people – Greenwich – 15 Aug!

Swimming for Vision Impaired people is coming to Greenwich-with SELVis
Venue:
Charlton Lido, Hornfair Park, Shooters Hill Road, London,  SE18 4LX
Time:
11.45 am - 1.00 pm
Phone:
020 3815 3660
Date:
15th August 2017
Cost:
FREE


South East London Vision (SELVis), in partnership with Metro Blind Sport, GLL and Greenwich Association of Disabled People – ‘Into Sport Project’ are offering 5 coached swimming sessions at the Charlton Lido, open to anyone living with sight loss in South East London.

Dates:  Tuesdays,   15, 22 August  2017
please note: These dates may be subject to change. Please ring contact to confirm!
Time: 11.45am – 1.00pm
Where: Charlton Lido, Hornfair Park, Shooters Hill Road, London,  SE18 4LX
Contact: Hassan Khan on Tel: 020 3815 3660 Mob: 078 1180 8145
Email: Hassan.khan@pocklington-trust.org.uk

Parking is available at the London Marathon Playing Fields across the road from the park. Address 304 Shooters Hill Road.

Nearest train station: Blackheath

Buses: 89 and 178 nearest bus stop Charlton Park Lane
A meeting point at a nearby transport link or at Blackheath Station will be available to those who have contacted us in advance.

After successfully delivering 24 sessions of swimming to our blind and partially sighted members, here is a  unique opportunity for you to receive 5 FREE coached swimming sessions in an outside swimming pool, coached by a level 2 coach; who has previous experience of working with blind and partially sighted people. Whether you are a novice or even an expert this is the perfect opportunity to learn something new and have fun in the warm British sunshine.

Please note:•Due to the popularity of this event, it will be on a first come first serve basis

•When registering please tell us whether you are a beginner or an advanced swimmer. If you should require advice or help with purchasing swim wear, please do not hesitate in contacting us.

For Further information or to register your interest, please contact Hassan Khan on Tel: 020 3815 3660 Mob: 078 1180 8145

Swimming for Vision Impaired people – Greenwich – 22 Aug!

Swimming for Vision Impaired people – Greenwich – 8 Aug!

Swimming for Vision Impaired people is coming to Greenwich-with SELVis
Venue:
Charlton Lido, Hornfair Park, Shooters Hill Road, London,  SE18 4LX
Time:
11.45 am - 1.00 pm
Phone:
020 3815 3660
Date:
08th August 2017
Cost:
FREE


South East London Vision (SELVis), in partnership with Metro Blind Sport, GLL and Greenwich Association of Disabled People – ‘Into Sport Project’ are offering 5 coached swimming sessions at the Charlton Lido, open to anyone living with sight loss in South East London.

Dates:  Tuesdays,   8, 15, 22 August  2017
please note: These dates may be subject to change. Please ring contact to confirm!
Time: 11.45am – 1.00pm
Where: Charlton Lido, Hornfair Park, Shooters Hill Road, London,  SE18 4LX
Contact: Hassan Khan on Tel: 020 3815 3660 Mob: 078 1180 8145
Email: Hassan.khan@pocklington-trust.org.uk

Parking is available at the London Marathon Playing Fields across the road from the park.
Address 304 Shooters Hill Road.

Nearest train station: Blackheath

Buses: 89 and 178 nearest bus stop Charlton Park Lane
A meeting point at a nearby transport link or at Blackheath Station will be available to those who have contacted us in advance.

After successfully delivering 24 sessions of swimming to our blind and partially sighted members, here is a  unique opportunity for you to receive 5 FREE coached swimming sessions in an outside swimming pool, coached by a level 2 coach; who has previous experience of working with blind and partially sighted people. Whether you are a novice or even an expert this is the perfect opportunity to learn something new and have fun in the warm British sunshine.

Please note:•Due to the popularity of this event, it will be on a first come first serve basis

•When registering please tell us whether you are a beginner or an advanced swimmer. If you should require advice or help with purchasing swim wear, please do not hesitate in contacting us.

For Further information or to register your interest, please contact Hassan Khan on Tel: 020 3815 3660 Mob: 078 1180 8145